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Macmahon MD and CEO Michael Finnegan
Macmahon advances capital-light strategy with sale of mobile equipment
12th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining services company Macmahon has taken a strategic step towards enhancing its return on average capital employed (ROACE) performance by agreeing to sell a substantial portion of its mobile... 


EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs
Opinion: Moving from hype to reality – how green hydrogen’s role in the energy transition is evolving
12th April 2024

In this article, EY Africa strategy and transactions leader Quintin Hobbs writes about the growth in green hydrogen demand and the related growth in electrolyser demand. It is now clear that green... 


1914 – 2024: SKF South Africa celebrates 110 years of optimising customers’ rotational assets through its premium value solutions offering
12th April 2024

Established in 1914 by Swedish Holding Company, SKF AB, SKF South Africa is proudly celebrating its rich 110 year heritage of delivering premium value solutions to customers across South and... 


Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne
Internal combustion engines are not going anywhere, says Northam’s Dunne
12th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGM) miner Northam Platinum CEO Paul Dunne firmly believes internal combustion engines (ICEs) are here to stay for the foreseeable future, which, in his view, will mean... 


Marula progressing sales agreements for Blesberg by-products
12th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining is now progressing sales agreements with Fujax UK and a number of other parties in South Africa for the sale of the by-product minerals... 


Gary Woolley, Chief Commercial Officer at Comsol
Why Upgrading to Business-Grade Broadband Connectivity is Vital for SMEs
12th April 2024

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to move away from consumer grade fixed mobile services to business grade services, to achieve the performance and reliability they need to keep their... 


Standalone 60 kVA 400 V WEG generator
Standby gensets not viable option while loadshedding persists
12th April 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Selecting a generator set with a standby power rating might have been sufficient ten to 15 years ago but is no longer a viable option to cope with the current severity of local power disruptions... 


An image of a Mahindra Powerol genset
Hybrid systems incorporating diesel gensets can enhance power generation
12th April 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

With the ongoing energy crisis in South Africa, and the lack of generation capacity from State-owned power utility Eskom, diesel generator manufacturer Mahindra Powerol SA provides a range of... 


TARYNN YATRAS
Sandvik commits to partnering with its customers continually, enabling them to optimise their operations for increased throughput and efficiencies
Multipurpose facility boosts screening services in Tanzania
12th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The East African mining sector is experiencing a transformative shift, particularly in Tanzania, reports screening solutions provider Sandvik Rock Processing, which notes that this has driven its... 


Two men wearing PPE and safety harnesses working on teh turbines of a wind turbine stack
Wind energy poses increased fall risks
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the demand for greener energy helps drive the increased uptake of wind energy, the dangers that face workers in the sector are becoming even more evident. As reported by the US Occupational... 


Two men on a scaffold wearing PPE and safety harnesses
Institute warns of looming change in standards
12th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

As the unit standards of the current National Qualifications Framework (NQF) expired in June 2023, with the last enrolment of learners in June 2024, professional body Institute for Work at Height... 


LINDI JUMBO PROJECT
Significant strides have been made towards bringing the Lindi Jumbo mine to operational status
Graphite mine on track to meet growing demand
12th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In the rapidly evolving energy storage and electric vehicle (EV) landscape, the global demand for critical minerals, such as graphite, is escalating at an unprecedented rate, says Africa-focused... 


Renier van Rooyen, group business systems executive at Multotec
Renier van Rooyen
12th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Renier van Rooyen, group business systems executive at Multotec, a supplier of mineral processing equipment 


Discontinuance of Africa’s 2G, 3G networks to be gradual and targeted
12th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

While there are benefits to phasing out legacy networks, such as second-generation (2G) and third-generation (3G), progress in sub-Saharan Africa will be slower and more targeted than other... 


Image of the inauguration of the start of Hyphen’s MetMast Measuring Campaign
Hyphen green hydrogen project, Namibia – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hyphen Hydrogen Energy is investing €2-million on its MetMast Measuring Campaign, in Namibia. 


Rock at Premier mine showing gold mineralisation
Premier gold project, US – update
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has marked a key milestone at the new mine. 


Image of the Hengjaya mine
Hengjaya mine, Indonesia
12th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A nickel mine on the east coast of the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. 


Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister Dr Nobuhle Nkabane
Symposium highlights importance of supporting SMMEs, DMRE to provide funds
11th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid several challenges facing the South African mining sector, such as loadshedding and logistics constraints, small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs) are crucial for the growth of the... 


Image of agricultural centre pivot irrigation equipment
Gearboxes for local farm irrigation
11th April 2024

A comprehensive gear solution for centre pivot irrigation systems encompassing supply, installation and servicing of both the centre drive and wheel drives as well as the drive technology to power... 


Image of industrial light towers
Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
11th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
Accessing the growth potential of tailings retreatment and rehabilitation
11th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

New research, developments in technology and advancements in equipment are unlocking significant growth opportunities in the extraction and treatment of tailings in South Africa. However, while... 


Image of Cu-Flex flexible copper busbars
Flexible copper busbar for local industry
11th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


NextSource's battery anode facility site in Mauritius
NextSource starts pilot-scale work at new battery anode site in Mauritius
11th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-listed NextSource Materials has made progress with the development of a battery anode facility in the Freeport Zone of Port Louis, Mauritius. Following a comprehensive process, the company... 


IPR’S pump rebuild facility plays a pivotal role in the lifecycle management of pumping equipment, offering a cost effective alternative to the outright purchase of new equipment
IPR enhances operational efficiency with pump rebuild solutions
11th April 2024

In the current economic climate, where reducing operating costs is paramount, IPR's advanced pump servicing, repair, rebuild and refurbishment capabilities emerge as a critical solution for... 


The Two Rivers PGM mine
PGM miners overcoming challenges to build new mines
11th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

South African platinum group metal (PGM) miners are overcoming challenges and building new mines locally, albeit in phases, to derisk some of these promising tier-one projects. PGM mining industry... 


Tautinge (Tau) Matheus Festus
Pindulo Logistics unveils strategic leadership appointment
11th April 2024

Logistics company Pindulo Logistics, a pioneer in redefining logistics through innovation and strategic leadership, proudly announces the appointment of Tautinge (Tau) Matheus Festus as Business... 


Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
Peninsula selects contractor for Lance uranium plant expansion
11th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Peninsula Energy, the project owner of the Lance uranium mine in Wyoming, has appointed US-based engineering, procurement and construction services group Samuel as the contractor for the plant... 


Image of Cu-Flex flexible copper busbars
Flexible copper busbar for local industry
10th April 2024

The Cubic range of Cu-flex flexible copper busbars is now available from Referro Systems, an authorised distributor of Rockwell Automation products in South Africa. This follows Rockwell... 


Image of Atlas Copco light towers
Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
10th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


Joburg Water assures of quality as it upgrades lab power, equipment
10th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Johannesburg Water on Wednesday assured residents of the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) that the drinking water it provides is of the highest possible quality. The water utility, responsible for the... 


An agricultural plantation with pivot irrigation equipment
Gearboxes for local farm irrigation
10th April 2024

A comprehensive gear solution for centre pivot irrigation systems encompassing supply, installation and servicing of both the centre drive and wheel drives and as the drive technology to power the... 


Namibian president Dr Nangolo Mbumba alongside Hyphen CEO Marco Raffinetti
Hyphen deploys MetMasts to model energy yield for Namibia green hydrogen project
9th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Green hydrogen development company Hyphen Hydrogen Energy is investing €2-million on its MetMast Measuring Campaign, which makes use of meteorological masts (MetMasts) to precisely model the energy... 


Huawei Fusionsolar launches Luna 2.0 solar solution in South Africa
Huawei Fusionsolar launches Luna 2.0 solar solution in South Africa
9th April 2024

Supplied by: Huawei Digital Power Sub-Saharan Africa Region Leading global digital power and product solution vendor, Huawei has launched its innovative Fusionsolar Residential Luna 2.0 solar... 


Karst MD Guy Richards.
Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use – Karst Hydro
8th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up... 


Genlux Lighting sets up its own in-house lighting laboratory
Genlux Lighting sets up its own in-house lighting laboratory
8th April 2024

Genlux Lighting has acquired its own specialised light testing equipment and has set up a laboratory at its Triangle, Germiston, office premises to test its lighting products and designs. “We are... 


Fortescue’s Gladstone electrolyser facility is not only a Queensland first, but also an Australian first.
Fortescue opens major Gladstone electrolyser manufacturing facility
8th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining and green energy company Fortescue on Monday opened the first manufacturing facility in Australia to build hydrogen electrolysers at commercial scale. The 15 000 m2 advanced manufacturing... 


NGV Gas Celebrates 10 Years of Milestones and Innovation
8th April 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

Langlaagte, South Africa, March 13, 2024 – NGV Gas, a subsidiary of CNG Holdings, celebrated a significant milestone on March 13, 2024, commemorating its 10-year anniversary since the opening of... 


Peter Grosskopf: 'I’ve never seen it dislocate quite like this.'
Biggest gold miners are missing out on bullion's record run
8th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

The world’s biggest gold miners are at risk of missing out on the metal’s record run after spending billions of dollars to become the obvious home for bullion-focused investors. Despite gold... 


The next breakthrough must be zero fatality
Mines investing R46m to put an end to fall-of-ground fatalities
5th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s mining industry is investing R46-million in an action plan to eliminate fall-of-ground (FoG) fatalities. The FoG action plan is being implemented through Minerals Council South... 


Image of Toro turf equipment used at a golf course
Equipment for optimum turf maintenance
5th April 2024

Smith Power Equipment has represented turf care brand Toro for over 30 years in the Southern Africa region and Turf brand manager for Toro Bruce Chambers explains that, over the years, the turf... 


An image showing loadshedding impacts
Nersa approves revised NRS electricity loadshedding code of practice
5th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The National Rationalised Specifications (NRS) Association of South Africa has announced the approval of the NRS 048-9, Edition 3, Electricity Supply – Quality of Supply: Code of Practice (NRS CoP)... 


Image of Toro turf equipment used at a golf course
Equipment for optimum turf maintenance
5th April 2024

Smith Power Equipment has represented turf care brand Toro for over 30 years in the Southern Africa region and Turf brand manager for Toro Bruce Chambers explains that, over the years, the turf... 


Image of a containerised dispensing unit from Bosch Rexroth Africa
Lubrication dispensing system customised for specific applications
5th April 2024

A customised lubrication system was recently supplied by Bosch Rexroth Africa to meet the specific requirements of an earth-moving equipment supplier, but the company says the solution can be used... 


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